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The Priceless Benefits of Volunteering with Behind the Book

Guest Post by BtB Intern Katie Shumaker My love for reading is what initially drew me to volunteer with Behind the Book. Growing up biracial I struggled with my identity, in part, because I did not feel there were enough accurate representations of Chinese-Americans in literature and popular culture. However, in high school my love […]

November – December 2015 Volunteer Opportunities

Opportunities to volunteer for classroom programs are below. No experience or training is necessary to work with K-12 students as a writing or research coach, art assistant, or field trip supervisor.  If you haven’t volunteered with us before, please complete our brief application to become a member of our team. To sign up for an opportunity, […]

BtB on Women’s Radio Network

This month the Women’s Radio Network contacted Behind the Book’s Executive Director and Founder, Jo Umans, to find out about what inspired Behind the Book and to chat a little about our programs. Catch Jo’s interview here!   And in case you missed the ending – with more workshops in more schools than ever before this […]